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  1. Troubleshooting Clutch Issue e36 328IS - Not disengaging intermittently

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, First post here, but I've browsed the forums here and there for quite a while now. Please have a read through and let me know if you can help me with this issue I am having: Coles notes: 1. Bought e36 328IS 4 years ago. Car had a broken pressure plate. Replaced with stock LUK flywheel...
  2. 328is issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey so I bought my second E36 this weekend. It's a 1997 328is auto with 200k+ miles. I knew it was shabby but didn't expect these issues!.. If anyone could please give any advice, I will list the issues below: - The car is not getting upto temp unless sat in traffic for a while - i do a lot of...
  3. E36 328iS track project

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    Hello all, thought I would start a thread here to document the progress I make on my E36. I got this car a few months ago from down London, the previous owner had made it into a kind of alpina replica but it was very clean with no rust on the body at all :eek I have been undoing the alpina...
  4. HID low beam issue, e36 328is 1996

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    Hi all, Just got myself some Depo HID and led angel eye headlights. Easy fit, swap them out and plug in the 4 pin plug.... Everything works as it should, angel eyes as sidelights, full beam as full beam. The only issue is, when I turn on the low beams, they come on for between 1-30 seconds and...
  5. 328is - Trouble selecting 2nd gear. Gear selector issue?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, Newbie to E36's, and this forum, but hoping for some advice if possible. I'm planning on viewing a '97 328is next week and in its description it states "gear selector sometimes goes from 2nd to 5th if you're not used to it. Seems like a selector issue. My mechanic says there's a bit of...
  6. E36 1996 328is Remote central locking

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone. I'm new to this forum. i have owned my e36 for 8 years but the last few years its been off road. I'm now sorting al the issues out before i put it back on road. since i bought the car the central locking has worked but never remotely as i only have a master,spare and a single...
  7. E36 328is M3 Evo upgrades?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Been offered (subject to price) a rotten 97 m3 evo. I was wondering if anyone could give me a list of parts that would bolt on to my stock 328 as an upgrade. I take it an engine conversion is possible but I'm thinking more along the lines of keeping the 2.8 and putting m3 manifolds and exhaust...
  8. E36 328is USB chargers

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello folks, not sure if this is the correct section but thought i'd share my design, i needed some good usb chargers fitted to the car that had close to an oem look, i contemplated losing the cig lighter but decided to keep it. hope you like comments welcome
  9. E36 328is spec sheet says 0767 330i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a 1997 328is. On the original purchase order. It says one of the extras are 0767 330I Sport. Now I know the 330I didn't come out till the E46. Not even BMW Technical UK who are on an 0907 number can tell me what it means. Can anyone please advise. Also in 99 the engine went in to...
  10. 1999 e36 328is - E36 overheated

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, my car overheated the other day everything was fine going to work but coming back i had no hot air out of the vents and it overheated, i found the bottom pipe going from the heater valve to the block had split, since replacing this i get hot air from the vents at idle but soon as i drive...
  11. 96 e36 328is. Which steering wheel?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My car has the original wheel srs airbag version. Which wheel can I use to replace it? I was thinking of an mtec 2 or even a schnitzer option. Is the swop over pretty straight forward. Ta.
  12. 318is 328is conversion what do I need off the 328

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I want to put the 2.8 engine into my 318is 1998 what would I need off of the 328 ?? Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  13. Help: E36 328is Door

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello friends! I am new to the forums and have been wanting to ask a few questions regarding my fiances car. My fiance owns a e36 1996 bmw 328is. She has been having trouble with her car recently with her doors. I'm not to sure if they are double locked but here are the symptoms: 1. Key fob...
  14. E36 328is rear suspension components

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys. New on here. Just bought a silver 328is and got under it at the weekend. The rear subframe and and rear control arms are covered in surface rust. Not sure how badly its set in but looking at replacing them as I'm thinking of buying an all new Eibach Pro Street suspension set. It sits...
  15. 1999 e36 328is titan silver - rear quarter painting

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello, just before new year some twit bashed into my rear driver side quarter and made a big dent, i removed the dent the best i could and its a lot better, body shop wanted £400 to repair it on that side and the insurance was no help either so i decided to diy fix it ie paint it myself, but...
  16. 1999 E36 328is fuse #35 issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, first post here, been browsing here for some time. Ive searched this issue across all sorts of forums and I have found solutions, but the problem keeps occurring. My central locking fuse (#35) will sometimes blow. I once isolated each actuator and every time I would lock the door, the...
  17. E36 328is solid engine mounts?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I'm in the process of polybushing my coupe, The original engine mounts are shot so i'm getting horrific amounts of lift off twist, i understand the factory mounts were fluid filled on the 328 to add some sort of damping effect, while the M50 mounts were not. I'm looking for a real...
  18. 1998 E36 328is Coupe air ride?

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    Hi all, newbie to the forum, I've recently acquired a 1998 328is coupe, it's fairly standard apart from a fresh paint job, M-tec body and M3 wheels. It's a beautiful car but i can't stand the ride height and difference in arch gap, I've had several cars on coilovers and i'm wanting this car to...
  19. e36 328is high mileage question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello, have a few questions, my e36 328is is now on 182,354 miles it does 120miles a day 600 miles a week all motorway not ragged or redlined stays in 5th all the way, don't get to do much spirited driving with it so its a cruiser more than anything does not use any oil or water, no knocks or...
  20. 1999 e36 328is - rear bearings

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, my rear bearings need to be done, but whats the crack exactly garage want £345 to do them on a car thats got 180k i don't see that plausable i've done the fronts myself how difficult are the backs ? what tools will i need to get them done. thanks.
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